JOEY PERO (Nick Radel, Trumpet)


is making his Broadway acting debut in Bandstand. He is a trumpet recording artist who has performed for audiences in 43 states and 7 countries.  An alumnus of the Juilliard School and New England Conservatory, he toured with Jazz Legend Maynard Ferguson in 2005.  Joey was a featured performer at the 2009 Presidential Inauguration and released his highly praised debut record Resonance that same year.  He headlined the 2011 International Trumpet Guild Conference in Minneapolis, MN and has performed with Jersey Boys in Las Vegas, The Las Vegas Composers Showcase and upon moving back to New York City in 2016, An American in Paris, Cagney The Musical and the national tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella.  The Drum and Bugle Corps activity played a major role in Pero’s development where he remains active teaching, arranging and performing. Joey would like to send a heartfelt thank you to all of his family, friends and mentors for their consistent support and encouragement over the years, as well as the trumpet community’s overwhelming presence. He is currently working on his second release due out in fall of 2017. For more information visit or follow him on Facebook at